April 15, 2009
School Entrance Ceremony for new students!
On Wednesday, April 8, 2009, the school welcomed over 400 new first year students!
Students arrived at school around 9am with their parents and gathered in their new homerooms.
At 10am, there was a school entrance ceremony, 'Nyugaku-shiki', in the gymnasium, which included speeches from the Principal and student class representatives, plus the introduction of the teachers in the first year program.
After the ceremony, the students returned to their homerooms to receive textbooks and yearly schedules, plus prepare for the four day Orientation trip all first years went on from April 9th.
Several of the sport's clubs were out in the front courtyard drumming up interest in the new students to come join their club. The girl's kata team demonstrating their skills, which got them to the High School National Karate Championships last month.